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Even U.S. senators struggle with errors on their credit reports

Kelly Dilworth

When it comes to credit report errors that are hard to get fixed, not even U.S. senators are immune.

At a senate hearing held Tuesday to discuss the country’s controversial credit reporting system, three Democratic senators sitting on the panel, Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii and Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida, confessed that they, too, had found errors on their credit reports.

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Startup says it can help prevent credit report errors

Kelly Dilworth

A startup company based in Durham, N.C., says it can help keep your credit reports error-free by blocking an error from occurring in the first place.

How? By pressuring lenders and even debt collectors to accurately report your payments to the credit bureaus — or else.

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